Strong mag. 6.3 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 441 km southwest of Severo-Kuril\'sk, Sakhalin Oblast, Russia, on Friday, 24 July 1964 at 06:50 (GMT)
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Strong magnitude 6.3 earthquake at 45 km depth
Depth: 45.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 47.026°N / 153.775°E (North Pacific Ocean, Russia)
Nearest volcano: Srednii (91 km / 57 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
441 km (274 mi) SSW of Severo-Kuril'sk (pop: 2,420) --> See nearby quakes!
7138 km (4435 mi) NE of Moscow (pop: 10,381,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1.8 x 1014 joules (49.4 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 42502 tons of TNT or 2.7 atomic bombs!) More info
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|M 6.3||45 km||Kuril Islands (Russia)||USGS|
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Aftershocks of the 6.3 quake North Pacific Ocean, 441 km southwest of Severo-Kuril'sk, Sakhalin Oblast, Russia, 24 July 1964 06:50 GMT
More infoRecorded aftershocks, latest first (3 quakes):
- 24 Jul 1964 17:02 UTC| M 6.4 |30 km (18.6 mi) depth|8 km (5 mi) distance| USGS | Strong mag. 6.4 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 437 km southwest of Severo-Kuril'sk, Sakhalin Oblast, Russia, on Friday, 24 July 1964 at 17:02 (GMT)
- 24 Jul 1964 13:25 UTC| M 5.8 |30 km (18.6 mi) depth|4 km (2 mi) distance| USGS | Details
- 24 Jul 1964 08:12 UTC| M 6.8 |30 km (18.6 mi) depth|11 km (7 mi) distance| USGS | Strong mag. 6.8 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 430 km southwest of Severo-Kuril'sk, Sakhalin Oblast, Russia, on Friday, 24 July 1964 at 08:12 (GMT)